Master's Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Program Description

Master's Degree in Economics and Business Administration

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The Master in Economics and Business Administration (MEBA) is a one year full-time official master program of 60 ECTS, organized by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).

It aims at providing a solid, advanced and versatile economic education to students seeking to improve their technical toolbox to analyze a broad range of current economic issues.

Those interested in enrolling in this master's degree can apply for one of the grants offered by the Catalunya-La Pedrera Foundation for graduates enrolling in master's degrees. A total of 5,000 Euros is offered in one enrolment aid for this master's degree. To apply you must have an excellent student record, a Spanish passport and you must enrol in the course full-time.

Career options

The MEBA intends to help students develop a critical ability in applying economics to practical scenarios and become professionals who are analytically strong and adaptable to a variety of public or private institutions: consulting firms, business associations, non-profit NGOs, think tanks, or domestic and international public institutions.

The MEBA also provides candidates with the skills necessary to continue graduate research studies in economics, management or related disciplines.


Access to this master's degree is open to holders of an official bachelor's degree from a Spanish university or from another higher education institution within or outside the European Higher Education Area, provided this gives access to postgraduate studies in the country of issue.

Admission requirements

Four-year or EHEA degree in Economics, Business Management and Administration or in Business Studies. Four-year or EHEA degree in Science, Engineering or other similar studies with a technical profile. Degrees in other studies will be taken into account by the admissions body. You will also be accepted if you have obtained a degree in these studies from a university abroad.

Selection criteria

Students will be admitted according to:

  • Academic transcript.
  • Knowledge of English: level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Studies in other similar fields.
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 30, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept., 2017
2 years
Full time
75 EUR
Start date Sept., 2017
Spain Barcelona
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 75 EUR
per credit (non-EU citizens who do not hold a Spanish residence permit).